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Published:  3 Nov 2023

2023 #BeActive Awards: finalists announced!

The 2023 #BeActive Awards will once again reward and give visibility to projects and initiatives that have successfully promoted sport and physical activity across Europe.

12 finalists compete for the grand prize in four different categories

  • education
  • workplace
  • local hero
  • across generation

Each finalist will receive €2,500, while each of the four first-place winners will receive €10,000.

The awards ceremony will take place on 23 November 2023 in Brussels, Belgium.

Iliana Ivanova, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, will award the winners for each of the prize categories.

Nominees for 2023 #BeActive Awards


  • FC Groningen B.V., the Netherlands
  • Patronat Municipal de Serveis d'Atenció a les Persones de Martorell, Spain
  • Per Mertesacker Stiftung, Germany


  • Eversports, Austria
  • Groep Sportoase, Belgium
  • MOVEVO Technologies, Austria

Local hero

  • Efstratios Alexandropoulos, Greece
  • Kalin Vasilev, Bulgaria
  • Martino Corazza, Spain

Across generations

  • Município de Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
  • Niedersächsische Kinderturnstiftung, Germany
  • Universidad de Murcia, Spain

Congratulations to all the projects involved!

To learn more about the Awards, follow the link to the #BeActive Awards' page.


Tagged in:  BeActive
Published:  3 Nov 2023